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13 Minutes (2015)

Elser (original title)
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In November 1939, Georg Elser's attempt to assassinate Adolf Hitler fails, and he is arrested. During his confinement, he recalls the events leading up to his plot and his reasons for deciding to take such drastic action.

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Léonie-Claire Breinersdorfer (screenplay), Fred Breinersdorfer (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Christian Friedel ... Georg Elser
Katharina Schüttler ... Elsa
Burghart Klaußner ... Arthur Nebe
Johann von Bülow ... Heinrich Müller
Felix Eitner Felix Eitner ... Hans Eberle
David Zimmerschied ... Josef Schurr
Rüdiger Klink Rüdiger Klink ... Erich
Simon Licht Simon Licht ... SS Obergruppenführer
Cornelia Köndgen ... Maria Elser
Martin Maria Abram Martin Maria Abram ... Ludwig Elser
Michael Kranz ... Franz Xaver Lechner
Gerti Drassl Gerti Drassl ... Lore
Lissy Pernthaler Lissy Pernthaler ... Protokollführerin
Valentina Repetto Valentina Repetto ... Brunhilde
Anna Unterberger ... Anna
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The breath-taking story of a man who nearly would have changed the world. 1939, when Hitler convinced millions of people at the height of his power, one said a radical No: Georg Elser, disparaged as an assassin, is one of the greatest resistance fighters. Written by Andrei

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This man could have changed history See more »

Genres:

Biography | Drama | War

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for disturbing violence and some sexuality | See all certifications »

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Country:

Germany | Italy

Language:

German

Release Date:

30 June 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

13 Minutes See more »

Filming Locations:

Germany

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$11,750, 2 July 2017

Gross USA:

$161,531

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,339,103
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Color

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2.35 : 1
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Trivia

During the interrogation Nebe admonishes Elser for detonating the bomb on November 8 but no explanation for the significance of this date was mentioned. November 8 was the anniversary of Hitler's Beer Hall Putsch, a failed coup attempt in 1923. See more »

Goofs

Boy fishing on wall in picnic scene is using a modern full bale spinning reel-- These were not available commercially until around 1954. See more »

Quotes

Georg Elser: If humanity isn't free, everything dies with it.
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Connections

References Tarzan the Fearless (1933) See more »

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The Internationale
(Left wing anthem)
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Excellent story
26 August 2018 | by sergelamarcheSee all my reviews

Great acting for a story worth knowing. Elser is a true hero that understood early the extreme danger the Nazi was for Germany itself. Effectively, the germans had lost their minds to think they would not have eventually to pay for their murderous rampages. However, historically, if his murder had succeeded, germany could have done better during the war and maybe even won it, since a few bad decisions were later attributed to Hitler himself, like the attack on Russia instead of England.


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